For the average Joe, a house is the biggest and most important asset they’ve got, and having a way to increase its value is, of course, very valuable for them. Most of the factors which determine the value of a home aren’t really something that a normal individual has the capacity to influence, but a few of the important ones are.
When you value a home, you look at the national market forces, the neighbourhood the house is situated in, and the quality of the home. The first two are basically outside of somebody’s ability to affect, except maybe a very limited impact on the quality of the neighbourhood. As for improving the quality of your home, you are in complete control.
To improve a home’s quality, you need to look at all of the elements which affect its value and then try to improve upon them. This could mean trying to increase the size of the driveway so that it can fit two cares, or it could mean renovating the house. Basically, you need to look at ways to make the house more desirable, by considering both the appearance and practicalities the house has.